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Travelling the Province

Create a travelogue or itinerary to be used by an out-of-province family planning a vacation to learn about the natural and human-made features in Alberta.

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome - Students will appreciate the diversity of elements pertaining to geography, climate, geology and paleontology in Alberta (LPP)
Specific Outcome - Students will appreciate how Alberta's fossil heritage contributes to the province's unique character (LPP)
Specific Outcome - What are the major geographical and natural vegetation regions, landforms and bodies of water in Alberta (e.g., prairie region, forests, rivers, hoodoos, Rocky Mountains, oil sands)? (LPP)
Specific Outcome - What are the significant natural resources in Alberta, and where are they located (e.g., mineral deposits, coal, natural gas and oil, forests)? (ER, LPP)
Specific Outcome - What geological features make Alberta unique (e.g., hoodoos, Rocky Mountains, foothills, oil sands)? (LPP, ER)
Specific Outcome 4.S.3.1 - Students will use the scale on maps of Alberta to determine the distance between places
Specific Outcome 4.S.3.2 - Students will construct graphs, tables, charts and maps to interpret information
Specific Outcome 4.S.3.4 - Students will use cardinal and intermediate directions to locate places on maps and globes
Specific Outcome 4.S.3.5 - Students will identify the location of sources of nonrenewable resources (e.g., fossil fuels, minerals)
Specific Outcome 4.S.4.2 - Students will identify situations where a decision needs to be made and a problem requires attention
Specific Outcome 4.S.5.1 - Students will demonstrate an awareness of skills required for compromise and consensus building
Specific Outcome 4.S.7.2 - Students will organize and synthesize information gathered from a variety of sources
C Citizenship
ER Economics and Resources
CC Culture and Community
I Identity
LPP The Land: Places and People
GC Global Connections
TCC Time, Continuity and Change
PADM Power, Authority, and Decision Making
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